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The specialty-trained doctors and staff of Vail-Summit Orthopaedics have entered a joint venture with Team Summit Colorado in ensuring the community’s elite youth skiers and snowboarders at Team Summit have the highest level of specialized preventative care and medical coverage. Parents, athletes and patients seeking consultation for sports medicine or orthopaedic concerns are encouraged to call Vail-Summit Orthopaedics at (970) 476-7220.

As part of their partnership with Team Summit, Vail-Summit Orthopaedics provides free-of-charge, on-call coverage from their certified athletic trainers, 24/7 medical director services for all orthopaedic and neurological sports medicine needs and pre-season physicals to determine safe eligibility for participation in sports. Vail-Summit Orthopaedics also offers Team Summit initial consultations with their specialists free of charge as well as free educational lectures regarding athlete health and safety for Team Summit’s athletes, families and staff.

“At Vail-Summit Orthopaedics, we provide sports medicine coverage for a number of athletic teams, and now, we are thrilled to have the privilege of caring for the elite athletes of Team Summit,” says Dr. Erik Dorf, sports medicine and orthopaedic trauma surgeon at Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. “We use a team approach to caring for athletes, and we understand how discouraging it can be for an athlete to be sidelined by an injury. That’s why we are dedicated to injury prevention and to returning athletes to the slopes quickly and safely.”

For more information on Vail-Summit Orthopaedics’ partnership with Team Summit or the practice’s sports medicine expertise, call (970) 476-7220.